THINGS TO DO Selena: Movie Screening and Best Dressed Contest, West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue – Highbridge Park, 6pm – 11:30pm Join a movie screening of Tejano legend Selena. The movie starts at around 8:00 p.m. Put on your best Selena outfit and join a Selena look-a-like contest. Free. Poetry and Prose Open Mic, Secret Loft – Greenwich Village, 7:30pm enjoy an evening of poetry and short fiction. … Continue reading Around NYC Today (5/10) George Braith, Bomb Shelter Comedy, Selena Screening
THINGS TO DO Paint Night, Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6pm – 8:30pm Join a night of free expression through painting. Supplies and instruction will be provided. Free. Selective Perception Closing Party, Elsewhere Loft – Brooklyn, 7pm “Selective Perception” is an exhibition of vector illustrations by Claudine Eriksson, Andrea Johansson and Darcy Moore. This will be the female design collective’s third exhibition in New York … Continue reading Around NYC Today (2/2) Big Weird Comedy Show, Selective Perception Party
THINGS TO DO Michael Thurber in Transit, Marcus Garvey Park – Harlem, 6:30pm – 8pm This is a musical variety show led by composer and bassist Michael Thurber. The show features a broad array of genres and performers from diverse musical backgrounds. From rappers to classical violinists to Broadway vocalists to rock guitarists to jazz saxophonists to sitar players and everything in between, the audience will … Continue reading Around NYC Today (1/26) Michael Turber, Live Dubbed Sitcoms, Kondabolu Bros.
THINGS TO DO Tree Lighting Skate-tacular, Bryant Park – Midtown, 6pm – 6:45pm Bryant Park’s anual Tree Lighting Skate-tacular returns. Free. Personae: Portraits of Personal Fiction, El Barrio’s Artspace – UES, 6pm – 9pm PERSONAE, by Carlos David, is a collection of portraits of people representing characters from their imagination. More than 80 subjects participated, resulting in over 130 photographs of characters such as superheroes, … Continue reading Around NYC Today (12/1) Tree Lighting Skate-tacular, Roller Disco Party, Kiki
THINGS TO DO Haunted Halloween Trivia, Ocean Breeze Park (Staten Island), 6pm, Kick off the Halloween season with a Friday the 13th haunted trivia event. Enjoy a spooky evening and compete with teams of up to 4 people for a chance to win prizes. Free Day at the Whitney Museum, The Whitney Museum (Meatpacking District), 7pm – 10pm Pay what you want (even $0.01) at … Continue reading Around NYC Today: Free Day at the Whitney Museum, Comedy/ Dance Party